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Jr Drag Racing Series
May 18 @ 2:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Bring the whole family out to watch the kids racing the 1/8 mile on the Young Kia Drag Strip.
These racers are the future of the sport, ranging in age from 5-18 years old. The kids compete in their Junior Dragster race cars or full size street legal vehicles for the some of the older kids.
Each of these kids have to go through a NHRA licensing procedure to prove they have the knowledge and understanding to handle the track and car.
Jr. Dragsters have 4 classes in which they can compete, depending on their age. Each class will run an 1/8 mile track.
Beginner (Age 6-7) This is the youngest class of racers on the Drag Strip. They are allowed to run 13.90 seconds in the 1/8 mile.
Rookie (Age 8-9) These kids are allowed to run 11.90 seconds in the 1/8 mile.
Minor (Age 10-12) The ability to run 8.90 seconds in the 1/8 mile.
Major (Age 13-18) These kids can run the 1/8 mile in 7.90 seconds.
*There is also a Trainee classification for those who are 5 years old and want to get some experience in the race car. They will not be allowed to race or compete with another driver, they will always be on track alone.
The Jr. Street class is the newest youth program for those ages 13-16 year old. They compete in a street legal vehicle with an adult in the passenger seat.
*All Pricing, Times and other information is Subject to Change at any time.
Gates Open 4:00 pm
On Track 4:30 pm
Youth (ages 5-12) $5
4 and Under FREE
There are restrooms on property as well as a Smoking Pavilion for your convenience.
The 1280 The Zone Pit Area is open throughout the event. You are welcome to walk through and check out the cars and meet the drivers. The track and starting line area are restricted.
Our entrance gates will remain open until roughly an hour before the event is over. This time will vary for every event so a good rule of thumb is to be here prior to 7 pm.
We have a NO RE-ENTRY Policy but will allow you a couple minutes to get a jacket or blanket from your vehicle if the weather turns. Please have your ticket with you and get your hand stamped from the Entrance gate prior to walking out.
If you have additional questions, feel free to visit our FAQ page HERE.
For all racers and crew members who are under the age of 18, a completed RMR Youth Participant Waiver must be on file. Read the policy HERE.
Pit Gates Open 2:30 pm
On Track 4:30 pm
Crew $15 *Only needed for the starting line area or to drive in.
Membership Required $30